Hebe 'Wiri Dawn'
hebe 'Wiri Dawn'
A spreading dwarf evergreen shrub with narrow leaves and slender racemes of pale pink flowers in summer, often again in autumn
SynonymsHebe 'Wiri Dawn'
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Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread0.5–1 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
East–facing or South–facing or North–facing or West–facing
- Native to the UK
Veronica can be annuals, perennials or sub-shrubs with paired leaves and small flowers usually in terminal or axillary racemes or spikes
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How to grow
Grows well in poor to moderately fertile soil in sun or partials shade with protection from cold, drying winds. Tolerant of some pollution and can also be grown in a cool glasshouse in a loam-based compost with shade from hot sun
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Patio and container plants
- Banks and slopes
- Flower borders and beds
aphids may be a problem
A leaf spot and a downy mildew may be a problem
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